Sens., Teamsters Press House To Pass $109B Highway Bill

Law360, New York (March 28, 2012, 4:02 PM EDT) -- U.S. senators and the Teamsters union on Wednesday blasted the U.S. House Representatives for stalling a vote to reauthorize the Highway Trust Fund as its expiration date looms this weekend, calling for leaders to nix an extension plan and pass a $109 billion Senate bill instead.

The Teamsters and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., issued public statements denouncing the legislative gridlock that is threatening to shut down the fund, which contributes to projects that maintain the interstate highway system, if some form of reauthorization isn't passed by...
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